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Brenau enrollment sets new high-water mark

Nov 30, 2011
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BULLI previews winter courses when enrollment opens Dec. 1

Nov 29, 2011
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Brenau trustee and benefactor John W. Jacobs Jr. dies

Nov 23, 2011
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Top service awards go to ‘visioneer’ Gus Whalen and bibliophile philanthropist Fred Bentley

Nov 22, 2011

Contributions combine preservation and vision Brenau University conferred its top non-academic awards Thursday night on Gainesville business and civic leader Charles E. “Gus” Whalen and rare books donor Fred D. Bentley Sr. of Marietta, Ga. Bentley, who among many contributions to Brenau spearheaded the development of the enviable Rare Books Room and collection of significant […]

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Golden Tigers begin recruiting for intercollegiate track and field team

Nov 22, 2011
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Brenau scholars 2011 class represents outstanding academics, leadership qualities

Oct 25, 2011
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Singer/songwriter Stella Parton appears Sept. 22 for public ‘master class’ at Brenau University

Sep 19, 2011
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Brenau gains in ‘best value’ category of U.S. News & World Report annual college and university rankings

Sep 14, 2011
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Brenau Students Keep Commitment: Charity Race for Casa Shalom Orphanage, Guatemala

Sep 09, 2011
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Brenau proposes leasing Georgia Mountains Center for graduate programs expansion

Sep 02, 2011

Originally published on 9/01/11 Brenau University on Sept. 1 asked the Gainesville City Council for the opportunity to evaluate a long-term arrangement for the university to lease the Georgia Mountains Center as part of its expansion plans. With the council’s approval of a memorandum of understanding between the city and Brenau, the university will in […]

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Brenau proposes leasing Mountains Center for graduate programs expansion

Sep 01, 2011

Brenau University today asked the Gainesville City Council for the opportunity to evaluate a long-term arrangement for the university to lease the Georgia Mountains Center as part of its expansion plans. With the council’s approval of a memorandum of understanding between the city and Brenau, the university will in its planning consider the Mountains Center […]

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Kathryn Stockett, Author of the Best-selling Novel ‘The Help,’ Appears at Brenau Sept. 23

Aug 30, 2011

Originally published on 9/09/09 Atlanta author Kathryn Stockett, whose novel, The Help, was No. 3 on the New York Times Best-seller List before settling into 4thplace this week, will appear at Brenau University on Wednesday, Sept. 23, for a special meeting with first-year students and for a public reading at 7:30 p.m. in Hosch Theatre […]

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Dian Fossey Memorabilia First Public Display at Brenau

Aug 30, 2011

Originally published on 9/18/09 The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and Brenau University will celebrate the “Year of the Gorilla” this fall with a series of lectures, seminars and other events, all geared toward understanding the work of preserving endangered species and related critical conservation issues. The events begin Monday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m. […]

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Rauschenberg Collaborator and Art Historian Appear At Special Brenau Program

Aug 30, 2011

Originally published on 10/01/09 Brenau University will host a special program Thursday, Oct. 8, honoring the late artist Robert Rauschenberg and showcasing the exhibit of his work that is on public display through Nov. 1. The event will feature a retrospective of Rauschenberg’s work by Dr. Susan Richmond, assistant professor of art history at Georgia […]

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Former Brenau Softball Player Fighting For Her Life

Aug 30, 2011

Originally published on 10/14/09 Tori Fobb is a 22 year-old from Snellville, Georgia. In the fall of 2007, she transferred to Brenau and played two years for the Golden Tigers Softball Team. During that time, she served as captain of her team and earned many awards for her outstanding sportsmanship and character both on and […]

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Brenau Radio Airs ‘The War Of The Worlds’ On Halloween

Aug 30, 2011

Originally published on 10/28/09 This Halloween Gainesville, Ga., takes the place of Grover’s Mill, N.J., as “the voice of Brenau University,” WBCX-FM (89.1) broadcasts an updated version of the classic radio drama “The War of the Worlds,” the 1938 program headed by Orson Welles that was so believable that it created a minor panic in […]

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Brenau Gains Highest Status in National ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ Survey

Aug 30, 2011

Brenau University joined an elite group of national universities this week when it gained “Honor Roll” status in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2011 “Great Colleges to Work For” rankings. Brenau was recognized with highest distinction in six of the 11 surveyed categories resulting in its “Honor Roll” status. Brenau and Georgia Tech were the […]

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Brenau pianists demonstrate that four hands are better than two at Sept. 1 concert

Aug 30, 2011

Originally published on 8/29/11 Jefcoat Duet Piano Priscilla and Keith Jefcoat, resident pianists and music faculty members at Brenau University, will celebrate 30 years of performing together at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, with a “four-hand concert” of the works of Mozart, Mendelssohn, Debussy and MacDowell. The concert at Hosch Theatre in the John […]

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Brenau University Press Launches With Its First Publication

Aug 29, 2011

Originally published on 10/30/09 Brenau University has created a publishing arm, Brenau University Press, which will support the mission of the university by making scholarly works and works of more general interest available to the global community in a variety of formats. The first product will be the memoirs of Gainesville, Ga., media executive John […]

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Brenau Program Focuses on Universe’s Origins from Religious and Scientific Perspectives

Aug 29, 2011

Originally published on 11/10/09 Gerald L. Schroeder, the internationally renowned MIT-educated nuclear physicist who now focuses his studies on what he perceives to be an inherent relationship between science and spirituality, will anchor a discussion on the origins of the universe on the Brenau University campus on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Following a brief reception in […]

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